Formula one racing drivers are very popular among the F1 racing lovers. Racing car drivers drive the F1 cars at speeds of up to 350 km/h. To be famous in F1 car racing, a person should be well trained and courageous too. People are always crazy to know more about the legendary racing driver. Several years of training, risk-taking ability, and high skill driving make a person a successful F1 driver.
Here we have compiled the information about the famous racing drivers. So, scroll down to know more about the racing drivers.
Famous Racing Car Drivers
The life of a racing driver attracts the people. They want to know more about these risk-takers. When people view the racing car championship like F1 racing, they get goosebumps, so how these racing drivers feel when they drive cars at super speed? How have they started their careers? If you are curious to know more about the famous racing drives then here are the details of same;
Ayrton Senna- One Of The Most Famous Racing Car Drivers
The Brazilian racing driver, Ayrton Senna da Silva (21 March 1960 – 1 May 1994), is one of the most famous and most dedicated racing drivers. He won three Formula One world championships in 1988, 1990, and 1991 for McLaren. His good looks and dark eyes made him look like a Greek god. Ayrton was killed in 1994 when he was leading in San Marino Grand Prix at the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari in Italy.
Michael Schumacher is one of the most famous racing drivers in today’s time. There is hardly anyone who hasn’t listen to the name of this German racing driver. Now the racing car driver has taken retirement from this game, but he developed an interest in this game when he was 14 years old. He has teamed up with ”Benetton,” ”Mercedes,” and ”Ferrari”. In 2013 he had a head injury while skiing. Still, he has some problem while communicating.
Niki Lauda – One Of The Most Daring Racing Car Drivers
This Australian racing car driver is a well-known name among the fan of car racing. In the initial years of his career, his nickname was ”Rat” later on this changed to ”SuperRat” and finally the ”King Rat”. He won the crown of ”F1 World Champion’Champion’ thrice. In 1976 during ”German Grand Prix” he met with a severe accident. His Ferrari swerved off the track, and after getting hit, it got burnt. Niki was trapped inside the car. As he could not come out so the toxic gases went to his lungs, and he got severe burns. Niki recovered from this accident in six weeks and made a comeback in the ”Italian Grand Prix’Prix’ race. Later on, he also set up airlines, ”Niki” and ”Lauda Air”. He died on 20 May 2019, at the age of 70.
Another name which will always be in the list of famous racing drivers is Jim Clark. The life of Jim Clark was short, and he died tragically during a Formula 2 race in Germany in 1968. Before his tragic end, he had won 25 car races out of 73 in which he had participated. He won two F1 championships in 1963 and 1965.